Turkey: Training, Arming Syrian Rebels Could Start in May

March 31, 2015 11:30 AM

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Turkey's defense minister says a joint Turkish-U.S. program to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group could begin in May.

Ismet Yilmaz, however, told reporters Tuesday that the sides were still holding talks on the soldiers to be chosen for the program.

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